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Monument record MDR12771 - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (site of), Ripley Road, Buckland Hollow

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  • None recorded

Full Description

There is a church situated here on the 1st edition OS map. It is named as a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on the 2nd edition. (1-2) There is a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at Buckland Hollow that was built in about 1840 by Mr David Wheatcroft, then owner of the land. It was purchased by the Wesleyans from F N Smith, Esq., in 1886. It stands within its own neatly laid-out grounds, and is somewhat unique in style, being lighted from the top by an octagonal dome. (3) The chapel has since been demolished [2011]. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. pp 663-4.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 3761 5176 (30m by 39m)

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Record last edited

May 19 2011 3:54PM

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